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- 1. foolish (vs. wise), absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous, asinine, fatuous, inane, mindless, vacuous, cockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, silly, wacky, whacky, zany, fond, harebrained, insane, mad, ill-conceived, misguided, rattlebrained, rattlepated, scatterbrained, scatty, unwise, impolitic, imprudent, inadvisable#1, unadvisable, ill-advised#1, unadvised
- usage: devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
- 2. anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike, jerky, stupid (vs. smart)
- usage: having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
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